The Strategy to Implement Work-Based Learning through Field Work Practices in Vocational High Schools (Multiple Case Studies in Malang Regency and Blitar City)
Journal of Vocational Education Studies
This study aims to identify and describe the strategy for implementing work-based learning through fieldwork practices in vocational high schools which include (1) WBL-FWP implementation strategy planning; (2) WBL-FWP implementation strategy; (3) Evaluation of the WBL-FWP implementation strategy; (4) Supporting and inhibiting factors for WBL-FWP Implementation, and (5) Impact on WBL-FWP implementation. This study uses a qualitative approach and the type of research is Multi Cases, the research
... as conducted at VHS Turen and VHS Islam 1 Blitar. Sources of data were obtained from the principal, vice-principal for public relations, the Chair of the WBL-FWP Working Group, the WBL-FWP Supervisor, and the WBL-FWP Instructor. Collecting data using free and in-depth interviews, study documentation, and observation. The findings show that: (1) WBL-FWP implementation strategy planning is carried out by MoU with linear industry, WBL-FWP supporting industrial practice equipment, and student preparation with WBL-FWP program socialization and debriefing; (2) The WBL-FWP implementation strategy is carried out structurally, the WBL-FWP is implemented for 6 months and there is a pick-up after students complete the WBL-FWP; (3) Evaluation of the WBL-FWP implementation strategy includes the assessment of industrial work results and the assessment of supervisors; (4) The supporting and implementing factors of WBL-FWP are the enthusiasm and full support of all school residents and the limitations of the industry as the location of WBL-FWP, the presence of students to improve products, teachers gain experience and apply learning in schools, and students gain competence in industry; (5) The impact of the existence of WBL-FWP is that the name of VHS will be better known, and students will also gain knowledge outside and know more about how to communicate, socialize with those around them.